Katsuobushi, Japanese Dried And Smoked Bonito Flakes Thin type, 20g

£ 7.50

Bonito fish flakes are arguably one of the most crucial basic ingredients in most Japanese cuisine.
Enjoy the instant taste of Japan.



Introducing our premium Katsuobushi Bonito Flakes, bringing the unmistakable flavours of Japan right to your kitchen. Made from carefully selected Skipjack Tuna, our Bonito Flakes are meticulously prepared using time-honoured techniques passed down through generations.

Each delicate shaving of dried, fermented, and smoked fish offers a delightful smoky aroma and a rich umami taste. And adds great depth and complexity to any dish. These flakes are arguably one of the most crucial basic ingredients in most Japanese cuisine. And the staple ingredient needed to make Dashi. A delicious fish stock that forms the basis of countless Japanese soups, noodle dishes, sauces, and seasonings.

Not only do Bonito Flakes feature in broths, but they also make a wonderful garnish. Sprinkle them over dishes like Okonomiyaki or Japanese savory pancakes, or Takoyaki, which are super tasty seafood dumplings made from grilled octopus.

So, if you love Japanese food, these tuna flakes are the perfect addition to your pantry. Allowing you to effortlessly infuse your meals with the authentic tastes and flavours of Japanese cuisine. Make every meal a celebration of tradition and taste with our Katsuobushi Bonito Flakes.

Store in a cool, dry place. Once open, use within a few weeks to maintain freshness and flavour.

Although nearly any food is capable of causing an allergic reaction, only the bellow listed foods account for 90 percent of all food-allergic reactions. These foods are:
  • Cereals containing gluten, namely: wheat (such as spelt and Khorasan wheat), rye, barley, oats
  • Crustaceans for example prawns, crabs, lobster, crayfish
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Peanuts
  • Soybeans
  • Milk
  • Nuts; namely almonds, hazelnuts, walnuts, cashews, pecan nuts, Brazil nuts, pistachio nuts, macadamia (or Queensland) nuts
  • Celery (including celeriac)
  • Mustard
  • Sesame
  • Sulphur dioxide/sulphites, where added and at a level above 10mg/kg in the finished product. This can be used as a preservative in dried fruit
  • Lupin which includes lupin seeds and flour and can be found in types of bread, pastries and pasta
  • Molluscs like clams, mussels, whelks, oysters, snails and squid
This section is for information purposes on common food allergens, and provides assistance for avoiding these ingredients. If you are unsure or you need more information on certain products please email: contact@urbanmerchants.co.uk

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Additional information

Weight 20 g

Ingredients: Dried Smoked And Thinly Shaved Skipjack Tuna (Fish) Flakes ‘Katsuwonus Pelamis’.

Storage: When stored in a cool, dry place, Bonito Flakes can last  a long time. Once opened, use within a few weeks to maintain their freshness and flavour.


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